Camp Pendleton’s Wounded Warrior Battalion’s Marine is participating in the Para Cycling World Cup Final (of International Cycling Union’s) on 23rd August in Matane in Canada. Beth Hope, a chief warrant officer, who served in Operation Enduring Freedom, is aiming medal as well as a spot in 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.
Beth Hope got the 1st spot in Marine Corps Trials arranged by Wounded Warrior Regiment at the Camp Pendleton as well as the United States National Championships where Beth became a 2 time National champ, earning 2 gold medals with 2 stars as well as stripes jerseys as a para-cyclist participating on an upright trike.
Beth told that the trials changed her life. Her aim is to be world’s fastest woman trike racer. Hope has been doing intense training, with three mile hill repeats and speed work.
The San Diego lady started competing 2 years ago, ten years and forty two operations after partly breaking her spine in a car rollover. She survived breast cancer and a stroke. Beth has been getting her training through sports programs conducted by Wounded Warrior Regiment.
Todd Tanner is joining Reynolds Cycling, stated the company on Thursday. There he will work as a product manager. Todd, a former professional downhiller with twenty years of experience in the bike business, reports to Reynolds GM Jimi Paulsen. He told that Todd Tanner brings terrific perspective and they all look forward to having him on board. This is a spot that they had wanted to fill for some time, but it was important to find the right person. Tanner has a combination of technical abilities and skills to lead the continued improvement as well as expansion of their product offering.
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